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Median salary


With a population of 46k, Elmhurst is classified as Medium. It is larger than 90.87% of Municipal populations in Illinois.

The median salary in Elmhurst is higher than 79.25% of Municipal median salaries in Illinois.

Elmhurst spent more on payroll in 2017 than 90.46% of other employers in the Municipal category.

The highest spending department in Elmhurst is the Police, with an annual payroll expenditure of $7,283,822.

Employees View all (420)

Top earners in Elmhurst

Name Position Department Salary
James A Grabowski City Manager Elmhurst Administration $222,292
James J Gandy Watch Commander Elmhurst Police $174,740
Howard A Killian Public Works Director Elmhurst Street Administration $167,564
Thomas W Trosien Finance Director Elmhurst Finance $165,248
Michael R Ruth Police Chief Elmhurst Police $160,355

Data year: 2017 (Source)

Departments View all (19)

Top-spending departments in Elmhurst

Department Number of employees Median salary Total expenditure
Police 72 $101,164 $7 million
Fire 57 $86,276 $5 million
Water Distribution 22 $71,746 $2 million
Street Administration 23 $62,154 $1 million
Wastewater Trmt Plant 19 $72,839 $1 million

Data year: 2017 (Source)

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